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weedwacker bump line problem

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06-21-08, 04:28 PM   #1  
weedwacker bump line problem

I have a three year old homelite curved shaft weedeater that has been working perfectly but now I need to change the line and can't get the bump head off to remove the line feed.
It turns but feels like it is stripped out.
Any idea what I should do about this?

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06-21-08, 09:17 PM   #2  
What is your model #
This is a gas engine unit?

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06-22-08, 12:36 AM   #3  
I've had some that the plastic around the bolt head stripped out on, and I had to cut the plastic knob away from the bolt to remove it and then replace the knob.

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06-22-08, 05:51 AM   #4  
Yes, this is a gas unit.

I thought about breaking it away from the bolt but haven't had any luck yet. Guess I'll have to give it more force.
Any other suggestions are welcome.

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